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Digital Seminar

EMDR & Mindfulness: Interventions for Anxiety, Depression, Panic, Trauma, and Other Disorders

Jamie Marich, PhD, LPCC-S, REAT, RYT-500, RMT
5 Hours 50 Minutes
Mar 18, 2016
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You will take home:

  • Tools to help clients re-wire their brains toward health
  • Strategies to implement self-help techniques from EMDR
  • Neurobiology of trauma and neuroplasticity
  • Importance of Stabilization in a 3-Stage Treatment Triangle
  • The roll of EMDR in the 3-Stage Model
  • 7+ Mindfulness Practices - for you and your clients - you can implement immediately

Watch this recording and gain a deepen understanding of both Mindfulness and EMDR. Learn how and why they can be powerful tools for healing, and with whom and when it is suitable to use each. Experience various practices of Mindfulness, and leave with skills to teach Mindfulness to your clients. Increase your knowledge of how trauma affects the brain, and how Mindfulness and EMDR can improve patient outcomes. Clinicians not trained in EMDR: gain an overview of EMDR, how and why it works. Clinicians already trained in EMDR: update your skills and enhance your ability to use Mindfulness to deepen your sessions.

Dr. Jamie Marich is not only an EMDR expert, author, speaker and practicing clinician, she is the creator of ‘Dancing Mindfulness,’ a powerful community-based practice that teaches people mindfulness principles through creative expression. She is known for her natural way of presenting the “complex” in very relatable terms that translates into you having real-life, effective tools to take back to your offices!

In addition to the seminar you will take home a manual with dozens of specific strategies along with numerous recent citations from scientific literature attesting to the efficacy of EMDR and Mindfulness.


- PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 5.75 hours CPD for points calculation by your association.



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Jamie Marich, PhD, LPCC-S, REAT, RYT-500, RMT, (she/they/we), began her career as a humanitarian aid worker in Bosnia-Hercegovina from 2000-2002, primarily teaching English and music. Jamie travels internationally teaching topics related to trauma, EMDR therapy, expressive arts, mindfulness, and yoga, while maintaining a private practice and online education operations in her home base of Akron, OH. Marich is the founder of the Institute for Creative Mindfulness and the developer of the Dancing Mindfulness approach to expressive arts therapy.

Marich is the author of EMDR Made Simple: 4 Approaches for Using EMDR with Every Client (2011), Trauma and the Twelve Steps: A Complete Guide for Recovery Enhancement (2012), Creative Mindfulness (2013), Trauma Made Simple: Competencies in Assessment, Treatment, and Working with Survivors, Dancing Mindfulness: A Creative Path to Healing and Transformation (2015), and Process Not Perfection: Expressive Arts Solutions for Trauma Recovery (2019). Marich co-authored EMDR Therapy & Mindfulness for Trauma-Focused Care along with colleague Dr. Stephen Dansiger in 2018, and their new book with Springer Publishing Healing Addiction with EMDR Therapy: A Trauma-Focused Guide released in 2021. North Atlantic Books published a revised and expanded edition of Trauma and the 12 Steps in the Summer of 2020, and they released The Healing Power of Jiu-Jitsu: A Guide to Transforming Trauma and Facilitating Recovery in 2022. Her latest release with North Atlantic Books, Dissociation Made Simple: A Stigma-Free Guide to Embracing Your Dissociative Mind and Navigating Life came out in January 2023. She has three more projects in the works with North Atlantic Books, including her personal memoir about surviving spiritual abuse called You Lied to Me About God due out in Autumn 2024.

The New York Times featured Marich’s writing and work on Dancing Mindfulness in 2017 and 2020. NALGAP: The Association of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Addiction Professionals and Their Allies awarded Jamie with their esteemed President’s Award in 2015 for her work as an LGBT advocate. The EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) granted Jamie the 2019 Advocacy in EMDR Award because she used her public platform in media and in the addiction field to advance awareness about EMDR therapy and to reduce stigma around mental health. The Huffington Post published her personal story of being out as a clinical professional with a dissociative disorder in May 2023.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Jamie Marich is the founder of Mindful Ohio & The Institute for Creative Mindfulness. She is a guest adjunct Instructor at Youngstown State University. Dr. Marich receives a speaking honorarium, recording royalties, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. She is a published author and receives royalties. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Jamie Marich is a member of the NALGAP, the Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association, the International Center for Clinical Excellence, and the Ohio Counseling Association.


  • Describe EMDR and how it may be used with children and adults, with “big T” and “little T” trauma.
  • Explain the neurobiology of trauma.
  • Summarize how to use the brain’s neuroplasticity to help clients re-wire their brains towards healing.
  • Implement specific mindfulness practices to use with a variety of disorders including: PTSD, phobias, panic disorder, generalized anxiety and more.
  • Communicate the importance of stabilization in the 3-Stage Treatment Triangle.
  • Describe how EMDR and Mindfulness can complement one another for maximum utilization in your practice.



  • Mindfulness and the process of healing
  • 7 Mindfulness practices you can use to help clients:
    • reduce anxiety
    • alleviate depressed state
    • control eating impulses
    • manage anger/road rage/impulsive actions
    • recover or develop “safer” physical & emotional sensations
    • access all of the senses for optimal healing

EMDR—Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing

  • How it can alleviate PTSD, anxiety, other disorders
  • Assessment to determine client suitability for EMDR treatment
  • Importance of stabilization before and during trauma treatment
  • Overview of adaptive information processing: genetic, biological, & social origins of anxiety, depression, PTSD & other illnesses
  • EMDR uses with children and adults with PTSD (veterans, rape, emotional/ sexual abuse, accident survivors) & other disorders
  • 8-stage protocol of EMDR within the 3-Stage model of trauma treatment

Mindfulness Integrated with EMDR

  • Easy-to-learn, mindful self-help strategies from the EMDR approach
  • Latest research in neuroplasticity of the brain: correlation to disease/health/ hopelessness/happiness
  • Clinical applications for:
    • “normal neurotics” (including clinicians)
    • challenging disorders such as anxiety, panic & eating disorders, social phobias, depression, etc.
    • performance enhancement, healthier relationships, strengthened sense of self-control, heightened self-esteem, future planning, etc.
  • 3-Stage Treatment Triangle: from Stabilization through Processing through Actualization

Target Audience

Addiction Counselors, Case Managers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, and other Mental Health Professionals

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